Janesville Rotary Gardens
Map Comments
Janesville Rotary Gardens
The fern beds are located in the upper center section of the map, just below and before the bridge shown which crosses the water.

Janesville Rotary Garden Ferns - Asia Bed
Fern
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Blechnum penna-marina subspecies alpina
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Common Name: = Alpine Water Fern.
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Australia, New Zealand, South America.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Asia.
Desc: Small horizontal fern, mostly grows at ground level. Fronds usually 5 inches. Fern slowly spreads.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Looks great. Expanding.
07-01-2009 - Looks great. Expanding.
Diplazium conillii
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Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Asia.
Desc: Unknown fern. Taxonomy may be incorrect.

10-04-2007 - Ratty.
09-11-2008 - Looks great. Expanding.
07-01-2009 - Looks good, slightly disturbed.
Microlepia strigosa
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Common Name: = Lace Fern.
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Asia.
Desc: Grows to 18 inches. Rigid hairs on stem.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Looks great. Robust. Expanding.
07-01-2009 - Looks great. Robust. Expanding.
Woodsia polystichoides
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Common Name: = Holly Fern.
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Asia.
Desc: Grows to 10 inches. Clump forming, with blades tending to fall over.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Ok. It's alive.
07-01-2009 - Looks great.


Janesville Rotary Garden Ferns - Europe Bed
Fern
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Dryopteris complexa 'Rumpelstiltskin'
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Common Name: = .
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Europe.
Desc: Grows to 18 inches. Clump forming.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Looks great. Robust.
07-01-2009 - Looks good, slightly reduced.
Dryopteris complexa 'Robust'
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Common Name: = .
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Europe.
Desc: Attractive green shiny fronds. Rich thick clump forming plant. Grows to 18 inches. Great addition to the garden.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Nice. New growth. Slightly burnt leaves. Growing.
07-01-2009 - Barely alive.
Polystichum x dycei
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Common Name: = Dyce's Ferns.
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Europe.
Desc: Horticultural cross of P. braunii x P. proliferum. Grows to 12 inches.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Ok. New growth, but few leaves.
07-01-2009 - Missing, assumed dead.
Polystichum setiferum 'Plumosomultilobum'
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Common Name: = Soft Shield Fern.
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of Europe.
Desc: Bristle like stem covered with short stiff hairs. Grows to 18 inches. 'Plumosomultilobum' is one of several dozen cultivars.

10-04-2007 - Spring fronds died back, new young fronds regrowing from base. Mature spores on both old and new growth.
09-11-2008 - Dead!
07-01-2009 - Still dead.


Janesville Rotary Garden Ferns - North America Bed
Fern
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Cystopteris protrusa
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Common Name: = Southern Fragile Fern.
Native to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of North America.
Desc: Thin (fragile) fronds tend to grow to 18 inches. Plants produce a relatively thick mass. Fern slowly spreads.

10-04-2007 - Fronds declining, done for season.
09-11-2008 - It looked dead, but was only dormant.
07-01-2009 - Looks great. Amazing reversal of decline.
Dryopteris celsa
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Common Name: = Log Fern.
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Ferns of North America.
Desc: Very sturdy fronds. Exceptionally tall upright fronds, growing to 36 inches.

10-04-2007 - Looks great.
09-11-2008 - Looks great. Very tall.
07-01-2009 - Looks okay, slightly burnt.


Janesville Rotary Garden Ferns - Asia Bed
Fern
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Ferns of Asia

New ferns to watch (10-04-2007):
Arachniodes miqueliana - died?
Dryopteris bissetiana - very declined
Dryopteris cystolepidota - ok
Dryopteris kashmiriana - very nice growth
Dryopteris kuratae - nice growth
Dryopteris sacrosancta - very nice growth
Dryopteris stewartii - very nice growth
Dryopteris wallichiana ssp. nepalensis - died?
Polypodium vulgare 'Uulong' - ok
Polystichum tagawanum - ok

Rotary fern map.pdf (PDF 124KB, all beds)

Rotary fern inventory.pdf (PDF 32KB, all beds)


Janesville Rotary Garden Ferns - Europe Bed
Fern
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Ferns of Europe

New ferns to watch (10-04-2007):
Dryopteris complexa 'Stableri' - very nice growth/no spores
Dryopteris oreades - ok/no spores
Dryopteris remota - very nice growth/young spores
Polystichum dracomontanum - nice growth/young spores
Ferns of Europe

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Janesville Rotary Garden Ferns - North America Bed
Fern
Photograph
Genus species 'Cultivar' - OR -
Genus Hybrid 'Cultivar'
Description and grower
Ferns of North America

New ferns to watch:
Ferns of North America

New ferns to watch:


Interesting new ferns to consider purchasing.


Ferns

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